[SOLVED] How do I replace a character at a particular index in JavaScript?


I have a string, let’s say Hello world and I need to replace the char at index 3. How can I replace a char by specifying a index?

var str = "hello world";

I need something like



In JavaScript, strings are immutable, which means the best you can do is to create a new string with the changed content and assign the variable to point to it.

You’ll need to define the replaceAt() function yourself:

String.prototype.replaceAt = function(index, replacement) {
    return this.substring(0, index) + replacement + this.substring(index + replacement.length);

And use it like this:

var hello = "Hello World";
alert(hello.replaceAt(2, "!!")); // He!!o World

Answered By – Cem Kalyoncu

Answer Checked By – Marilyn (BugsFixing Volunteer)

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